Mildred “Millie” (Flowers) Voytko, age 72, of Old Forge, passed away Monday morning at Scranton Health Care Center, after a longtime illness. Surviving is her beloved husband, Paul Voytko. The couple celebrated their 52nd wedding anniversary on April 29th.
Born in Old Forge on December 4, 1946, and daughter of the late Edward and Anna (Mihok) Flowers, Millie was a graduate of Old Forge High School, Class of 1964. For many years prior to her retirement, she worked as a supervisor for Jed Pool Tools in Scranton. She was also a longtime member of St. Stephen’s Evangelical Church, Dickson City.
A lover of jigsaw puzzles and word searches, she also enjoyed her gardening as a pastime. Millie was kind, caring and selfless and despite any ailment she endured, she took life in stride while never complaining along the way. Certainly now at peace, she will be forever missed by her loved ones.
She is survived by her two adored sons, Thor Voytko and companion Stephanie Wild of WI. and Eric Voytko and wife Sarah of CT.; her four loving siblings, Edward Flowers and wife Janet of Ransom, Paul Flowers and wife Nancy of Old Forge, Ann LaBelle of Taylor and Sandra Cwalina and husband John of Old Forge; and many nieces and nephews.
Her four year old son, Paul Scott Voytko, also preceded her in death.
Her family wishes to acknowledge and thank Dr. Kenneth Sebastianelli and his staff for their longtime care, as well as the staffs of both Scranton Health Care Center and Allied Hospice for providing amazing comfort in Millie’s final days.
Funeral services by Rev. Peter J. Haenftling are scheduled to begin on Saturday at noon in the Thomas P. Kearney Funeral Home, Inc., 517 North Main Street, Old Forge. Family and friends may pay their respects from 10:00AM until services.